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Jun 6

“Judicial Activism” to take center stage at The Center tonight



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Charges of “judicial activism” have been leveled by both liberals and conservatives when they perceive judges to be overstepping their appropriate authority by “legislating from the bench.”



Jun 3

Banning Violent Video Games: Free Speech Violation or Smart Legislation?



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With its summer recess looming, one of the most highly anticipated decisions of the Supreme Court’s term will be handed down this month.



Jun 3

DID YOU KNOW?: RUSSIANS UNIMPRESSED BY DEMOCRACY



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In a recent survey conducted by WorldPublicOpinion.org, only 16 percent of Russians said it was “important to live in a country governed by a democracy.” By contrast, 72 percent of Americans, 70 percent of the Chinese, and 91 percent in Argentina agreed with the same statement. You can read more of their study here.



Jun 2

Who Deserves the Title of “Whistleblower”?



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The Espionage Act of 1917 is back in vogue however not all charges of espionage are the same, nor are all claims of whistleblowing.



Jun 2

ACCEPTANCE OF ABORTION GROWS SLIGHTLY IN NEW GALLUP POLL, BUT IS STILL SHORT OF MAJORITY



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In its annual poll of Americans’ attitudes towards morally-charged subjects, the Gallup organization found that abortion rose in acceptance for the second year in a row (after hitting an all-time low in 2009.) The percentage of those who found abortion morally acceptable is now at 39 percent, still well below a majority. Among other constitutionally… [Continue Reading]